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You're invited to our Corporate Open House on Thursday, October 26th, 2017 | 5pm to 7pm

Champagne, Light Hors D'Oeuvres and Exclusive Booking Incentives!

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Book your Corporate Event by October 2017 and receive a Complimentary Meeting Room Projector Package (value $550)!*

Our Audio Visual Services features state-of-the art technology, WIFI and audio visual equipment, to ensure your event is a memorable success. From small gatherings to large corporate presentations, we can customize a package to meet your needs.

Please contact your Event Specialist for a customized quote.

Meeting Room Projector $550
• AV Cable Lot
• Projector Stand
• LCD Projector
• Large Tripod Screen

Wireless Microphone $275
(Supports 150pp)
• AV Cable Lot
• 2 Speakers and Mixer
• Wireless Lavalier or Hand-held Microphone

Podium Microphone $100
(House Sound)
• Podium Microphone
• 4 Channel Mixer
• Meeting Room House Sound Patch

Projection Support $85
• AV Cable Lot
• Projection Stand
• Large Tripod Screen

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Dropping off friends at LAX or picking them up is always a chore — enough so that usually passengers departing from or arriving to the giant NASCAR track from hell this city so generously calls airport parking might feel obligated to reward their drivers with a meal. Here's a guide to some places you might want to try in the immediate vicinity of the LAX area before taking off or arriving to LAX.

3 The Proud Bird Food Bazaar & Events Center
Aviation nerds have already had a full geek out with the recent opening of The Proud Bird, the recently revamped food hall right off the LAX runway. Enjoy fare that comes by way of Bludso’s BBQ and stalls by consulting chefs Ted Hopson and business partner Ann-Marie Verdi.

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From Happy Hour & Football in the Mile High Club Bar & Lounge to Docent Tours and our Unlimited Brunch Pass, you don't wan to miss out on the fun happenings here at The Proud Bird!


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Cheer on your favorite football teams at The Proud Bird!

We've got 8 55-inch LED TVs

Happy Hour Special Include
$3 Domestic Beers
$4 Bottled Beers
$4.50 Craft/Draft Beers
$5 Well Drinks
$6 Wines on Tap
$7 Aviation Cocktails on Tap
$12 Domestic Beer Pitchers
$18 Craft Beer Pitchers


You have to give credit to people who aren’t afraid of bold solutions to big problems, and The Proud Bird had one back in 2015. The LAX-adjacent restaurant with its famous collection of flight memorabilia and replica aircraft was unfashionably formal in style and unimaginative in cuisine. It was obvious that something needed to change.

Many restaurant operators would have gone in with Band-Aid fixes: fresh carpet, brighter paint, a new chef and hipper décor. Instead, the five-decade-old restaurant was gutted and completely re-conceptualized with a casual style and multicultural “food bazaar” featuring several separate food counters. It was a shocking transformation for an L.A. landmark, but even those who initially didn’t like the change had to applaud the ambition behind it.

There were hiccups at first, most centering on a needlessly complex ordering system that created long lines of confused people. But changes have been made and the experience is now much smoother, with hosts available to explain the process and assist first-timers.

The first stall you see as you come in is Bludso’s Barbecue, a justifiably famous outfit whose original location was in Compton. Owner Kevin Bludso’s high school prom was held at the original Proud Bird, and he was a fan of the restaurant. Given the lack of good barbecue places nearby this was bound to become an attraction, and there is nearly always action at their ordering station.

Other options include pizza, sandwiches, salads, chicken and waffles, rotisserie items and Asian fusion bowls. The range isn’t immediately obvious, so diners are advised to wander around and scope them all out before deciding.

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You’re here for: A break from LAX

You’re dining on: The classic restaurant has a new stall from the guys behind Bludso’s BBQ, so there are now ribs and some very tasty fried chickens. Grab a beer and watch the planes land.

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1. Spend a Saturday night among the arts at LACMA's annual late-night party, Muse 'til Midnight. The event starts at 8pm, costs $35 and includes an array of local DJs, Latinx dance and East L.A. Chicano music.

2. Celebrate National Aviation Day at the newly renovated the Proud Bird with guided aviation tours, a make-your-own-airplane craft station and $7 aviation-themed cocktails. Admission to the event, from 11am to 8pm, is free.

3. Munch on free chips and salsa, lap up a vodka popsicle and pick up a free SoulCycle class pass at the Underpass Summer Block Party. Admission to the party, from 5 to 9pm, is free with an RSVP.

3. Munch on free chips and salsa, lap up a vodka popsicle and pick up a free SoulCycle class pass at the Underpass Summ...

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Visit the newly reopened restaurant for a plane-fun craft-making session and aviation tours of the LAX-close landmark.

One way to celebrate National Aviation Day, which takes flight on Saturday, Aug. 19?

Be on a plane, is the short and succinct answer.

But if you don't have a long-distance trip to take, and you won't be buckling in and looking over the safety instructions ahead of ascending to 35,000 feet, fret not. There are ways to learn more about flying machines, aviation history, and to have a little family-style fun in the process, too.

The Proud Bird can assist you with lift-off on the holiday, at least in terms of tours, plane-related crafts, and wing-related beverages, too. The recently refurbished restaurant — it shuttered for well over a year before re-opening with a new food bazaar approach in June 2017 — is inviting airplane aficionados to alight at the LAX-close spot on Aug. 19 for a day full of plane (and plain) fun.

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11022 Aviation Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045




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Food Bazaar

Monday-Friday 11:30am-2pm 
Saturday 11am-2:30pm

Sunday-Thursday 5pm-8pm
Friday & Saturday 5pm-9pm

Mile High Club Bar and Lounge
Monday-Friday 11:30am-9pm
Saturday & Sunday 11am-11pm

Unlimited Brunch Pass
Sunday: 11am-3pm

*No reservations required

Join us for a Complimentary Aviation Tour! See Docent stand to schedule.